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1980 CART PPG Indy Car World Series

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The 1980 CART PPG Indy Car World Series season was the second in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing. It consisted of twelve races, beginning in Ontario, California on April 13 and concluding in Avondale, Arizona on November 8. The PPG Indy Car World Series Drivers' Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Johnny Rutherford. Rookie of the Year was Dennis Firestone. The entire season, including the 64th Indianapolis 500, was to be co-sanctioned by both the USAC and CART under the banner of the Championship Racing League (CRL). However, USAC withdrew from the arrangement after five races.

1980 CART season
PPG Indy Car World Series
Chaparral 2K.jpg
Champion: Johnny Rutherford
Season
Races12
Start dateApril 13
End dateNovember 8
Awards
Drivers' championUnited States Johnny Rutherford
Constructors' CupUnited States Penske
Manufacturers' CupUnited Kingdom Cosworth
Nations' CupUnited States United States
Rookie of the YearUnited States Dennis Firestone
Indianapolis 500 winnerUnited States Johnny Rutherford
← 1979
1981 →

The season-opening race at Phoenix, set for March 2, was cancelled due to local flooding and washed out roads.

Johnny Rutherford in Jim Hall's Chaparral 2K ground effects chassis dominated the season. Rutherford won five races, including a dominating performance at the 1980 Indianapolis 500. Rutherford finished in the top five in the first ten races, pulling out to a commanding and unmatchable points lead. Rutherford started the season out by finishing 1st or 2nd in the first six races, and ended with a total of eight finished of 1st or 2nd. Rutherford's season was not without incident, however. In the final race of the season at Phoenix, while battling Tom Sneva for the lead, Rutherford tangled with a lapped car, hit the wall, then flipped over. The car landed upside-down hard on its rollbar, but Rutherford was not seriously injured.

Drivers and constructorsEdit

The following teams and drivers competed for the 1980 CART World Series.

Team/Car Owner Chassis Engine # Drivers Rounds
  Team Penske Penske Cosworth 1   Rick Mears All
11   Bobby Unser All
12   Mario Andretti 2, 4, 10, 12
61   Tom Gloy 5, 9-10
  Leader Card Racing Watson (2-4, 8-10, 12)

Eagle (1)

Offenhauser 2   Billy Vukovich II 2-4, 9-10, 12
  Sheldon Kinser 8
Watson Offenhauser (1, 7)

Cosworth (All other races)

24   Sheldon Kinser All except 8
  Billy Vukovich II 8
  AMI Racing Lola (2, 4)

Orbiter (3)

McLaren (8)

Cosworth 7   Jerry Sneva 2-4, 8
Orbiter (3-10)

Lola (12)

Cosworth 43   Tom Bigelow 4, 8
  Howdy Holmes 3-7
  Jerry Sneva 9
  Danny Ongais 10
  Greg Leffler 12
Lola Cosworth 44   Greg Leffler 2, 4, 9-10
Wildcat (All except 1, 11-12)

Orbiter (12)

DGS (All except 1, 9, and 11-12)

Offenhauser (11)

Cosworth (12)

46   Gary Bettenhausen All except 1 and 11
  Chaparral Cars Chaparral Cosworth 4   Johnny Rutherford All
  Longhorn Racing Longhorn Cosworth 5   Al Unser All
  Jerry O'Connell Racing McLaren Cosworth 7   Tom Sneva 1
McLaren (All except 1, 8, 10, 12)

Phoenix (8, 10, 12)

9   Tom Sneva 2-12
McLaren 89   Vern Schuppan 2
  Vollstedt Enterprises Vollstedt Offenhauser 8   Dick Simon All except 1, 10, 12
12   Dick Simon 12
  Morales Motorsports Penske (All except 4)

Lightning (4)

Cosworth 10   Pancho Carter All
  Gilmore Racing Parnelli Cosworth 14   A. J. Foyt 1-2, 4
16   George Snider 2, 4
  Tempero Racing Eagle Chevrolet 15   Bill Tempero 1
65   Bill Tempero All except 1, 4
  Lindsey Hopkins Racing Lightning Offenhauser (2)

Chevrolet (10)

Cosworth (9)

15   Johnny Parsons 2, 9-10
Chevrolet 51   Johnny Parsons 4, 6
Cosworth 55   Janet Guthrie 2-3
Chevrolet 99   Hurley Haywood 2
  McElreath Racing Eagle Offenhauser 16   Jim McElreath 11
Penske Cosworth 23   Jim McElreath 2, 7-8
  Rhoades Competition Penske Cosworth 18   Dennis Firestone 2, 4, 6, 9-12
McLaren Offenhauser 19   Dana Carter 2
Eagle Ram X   Larry Rice 12
  Patrick Racing Wildcat (1-2, 6)

Phoenix (All except 1-2, 6)

Cosworth 20   Gordon Johncock All
Penske (1)

Wildcat (2, 4, 6, 9-10)

Phoenix (3, 5, 7-8, 11-12)

40   Tom Bagley All
Penske 60   Gordon Smiley 1
Phoenix 70   Gordon Smiley 2
  Mach I Racing Penske (2-6, 8)

Eagle (9)

Cosworth (2-6, 8)

Chevrolet (9)

21   Tim Richmond 2-6
  Mike Mosley 8-9
  Davis Racing Wildcat Offenhauser 22   Ross Davis 1
  Sanett Racing Penske Cosworth 23   Dick Ferguson 1
26   Dick Ferguson 2
  Interscope Racing Parnelli Cosworth 25   Danny Ongais All except 1, 8, 10, and 12
  Menard Racing Lightning Offenhauser 28   Herm Johnson All except 5-7
  Beaudoin Racing McLaren Cosworth 29   Billy Engelhart 2-4, 8-9, 12
  Machinists Union Racing IAM Donovan (2-4, 6)

DGS (8)

Chevrolet (9, 12)

30   Phil Threshie 2-4, 6, 8
  Larry Dickson 9, 12
  Medlin Racing Eagle Offenhauser 32   Tony Bettenhausen Jr 2-4
  Wysard Racing Wildcat (1-2, 4-5, 7)

McLaren (9, 12)

Offenhauser (1)

DGS (2, 4-5, 7)

Cosworth (9, 12)

34   Pete Halsmer 1-2, 12
  Vern Schuppan 4-5, 7, 9
  Bob Fletcher Racing Penske
Cosworth 35   Spike Gehlhausen 2, 4, 6, 8-9
  Gordon Smiley 10-11
55   Spike Gehlhausen 1
  J J Enterprises Wildcat DGS 36   John Martin 5
DGS (2, 6, 8-9)

Cosworth (4)

37   John Martin 2, 4, 6, 8-9
  Pacific Coast Racing Penske Cosworth 38   Rick Muther 1
82   Rick Muther 2-3, 5-7, 9
Lightning Offenhauser 86   Al Loquasto 2, 4
  Jeff Heywood 9
  Karl Racing McLaren (2, 4-6)
Gerhardt (3)
Karl (7-9, 11-12)
Chevrolet 38   Jerry Karl All except 1, 10
  Alsup Racing Penske Cosworth 41   Bill Alsup All
McLaren Offenhauser 47   Phil Caliva 1-2, 4-5, 9, 11
  Mergard Racing Eagle Offenhauser 42   John Wood 1-2, 4-5, 8
  All American Racers Eagle Cosworth (1)

Chevrolet (2, 4)

48   Mike Mosley 1-2, 4
  BFM Enterprises Antares Offenhauser 50   Jan Sneva 1
Manta   Rich Vogler 2
  Dick Ferguson 3
 Milt Harper 4
  Garza Racing Penske Cosworth 55   Josele Garza 12
  Hurtubise Racing Mallard Offenhauser 56   Jim Hurtubise 2
  Frantz Racing McLaren Cosworth 57   Tom Frantz 2
  Hoffman Racing Lightning Offenhauser 59   Lee Kunzman 2
  Joe Saldana 4-6, 8, 10
Penske Cosworth 69   Joe Saldana 1-2
Eagle Offenhauser   Bob Frey 10
Spyder Offenhauser 79   Bob Frey 4
  Rager Racing Wildcat Chevrolet 66   Roger Rager All except 1, 3, 7, and 10
  Rasmussen Racing Rascar Foyt 67   Bob Harkey 2
  Buddie Boys 4
McLaren Offenhauser 68   Frank Weiss 2
  Vetrock Racing Eagle Offenhauser 71   Dean Vetrock 8
  Hodgdon Racing McLaren Cosworth 72   Roger Mears 1
  Michael Chandler 9
  Stanton Racing Penske Cosworth 75   Ron Shuman 1-2
  O'Hanlon Racing March Chevrolet 75   Bruce Hill 3
McLaren Cosworth   Lee Kunzman 5
McLaren Cosworth 81   Cliff Hucul 3
  Lee Kunzman 4
  Jerry Sneva 10, 12
  Spike Gehlhausen 11
  Walmotor Penske Cosworth   Salt Walther 2
77   Salt Walther 6
  RP Racing X X 80   Larry Dickson 2
  Woodward Racing McLaren Cosworth (9)

Chevrolet (6)

81   Dick Ferguson 6, 9
  Shade Tree Racing Eagle Offenhauser 85   Michel Jourdain 11-12
  Pronosticos Deportivos Penske Cosworth 88   Daniel Muñiz 11
  Intercomp Finley (2)

Eagle (9)

Offenhauser 91   John Mahler 2
  Chip Mead 9
Eagle (3)

Penske (5, 7-9, 11)

92   John Mahler 3, 5, 7-9, 11
  Ovaciones Penske Cosworth 91   Juan Carlos Bolaños 11
  Whittington Bros. Racing Parnelli Cosworth 94   Bill Whittington 2
Penske 96   Don Whittington, Jr. 2, 4
  Cannon Racing Wildcat DGS (1-2, 6-7, 9-12)
Offenhauser (3-5, 8)
95   Larry Cannon All except 1 and 11.
 Grant King Racing King Chevrolet 86   Roger Mears 5
97   Roger Mears 2, 7-8
  Billie Harvey 3
  Jim McElreath 4
  Jerry Miller 12
98   Bob Harkey 4
  Tony Bettenhausen Jr 5, 7

Notable team and driver changesEdit

Notable equipment changesEdit

  • Longhorn Racing switches from a Penske chassis to its own Longhorn.
  • Morales Motorsports switches from a Lightning chassis to a used Penske.
  • Patrick Racing switches from a Penske to Phoenix chassis.
  • Bob Fletcher Racing switches from a Lightning to Penske chassis.
  • Alsup Racing switches from a McLaren to Penske chassis and from an Offenhauser to Cosworth engine.

Season SummaryEdit

ScheduleEdit

Rd Date Name Circuit Location
- March 2 Arizona Republic/Jimmy Bryan 150  O  Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona
1 April 13   Datsun Twin 200  O  Ontario Motor Speedway Ontario, California
2 May 25   Indianapolis 500  O  Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, Indiana
3 June 8   Gould Rex Mays Classic  O  Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin
4 June 22   True Value 500  O  Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pennsylvania
5 July 13   Red Roof Inns 150  R  Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio
6 July 20   Norton 200  O  Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan
7 August 3   Kent Oil 150  R  Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, New York
8 August 10   Tony Bettenhausen 200  O  Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin
9 August 31   California 500  O  Ontario Motor Speedway Ontario, California
10 September 20   Gould Grand Prix  O  Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan
11 October 26   I Copa México 150  R  Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez Mexico City, Mexico
12 November 8   Miller High Life 150  O  Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Arizona

- The Phoenix race was scheduled for March 2, but cancelled due to flooding.

O Oval/Speedway
R Road Course/Street Circuit

Race summariesEdit

Race 1: Datsun Twin 200

For the opening race of the year, Johnny Rutherford qualified on the pole, with Bobby Unser, Al Unser, Rick Mears, and Tom Sneva making up the rest of the top five starters.

Johnny Rutherford led the first eight laps, before Bobby Unser caught and passed in lap traffic. [1] However, while leading on lap 14, he suffered a cracked radiator and dropped out. This moved Rutherford back in front, and he was mostly uncontested for the remainder of the race as most challengers had problems. Rick Mears dropped out due to electrical issues while running second. Pancho Carter moved up to second,[1] but he dropped out with fuel pump problems, followed by Al Unser dropping out on lap 45 with a broken transmission. With most of his competition out, Rutherford cruised to an easy victory over Tom Sneva. Gordon Johncock finished third, Spike Gehlhausen fourth, and Tom Bagley fifth.

Race 2: Indianapolis 500

Race 3: Rex Mays Classic

Gordon Johncock qualified on the pole, with Johnny Rutherford starting second, Al Unser starting third, Rick Mears starting fourth, and Bobby Unser rounding out the top five starters.

In the race Rutherford jumped out to the lead on lap 7, and controlled most of the next 50 laps before Gordon Johncock took the lead on lap 55. 60 laps later, under the fourth caution of the day, Al Unser, who was running in second had an engine failure and dropped out.[2] This moved his brother Bobby Unser into second, and on the restart he managed to catch and pass Johncock for the lead, holding on to win. Johnny Rutherford rose to second, Gordon Johncock ended up third, Pancho Carter finished fourth, and Rick Mears fifth.

With his second place, Rutherford now had a 400 point lead over second place Tom Sneva, with Gordon Johncock 550 points back in third, Gary Bettenhausen 925 points back in fourth, and Rick Mears 984 points behind in fifth.

Race 4: True Value 500

Bobby Unser won the pole, with A.J. Foyt starting second, Mario Andretti starting third, Mike Mosley starting in fourth, and Johnny Rutherford starting fifth.

In the race, A.J. Foyt took the lead on the first lap, and led most of the first half of the race, giving up the lead only for pit shuffling. The first caution came on lap 11, when Al Loquasto lost a wheel and Dennis Firestone wrecked in the same part of the track.[3] The second caution came on lap 26, after Howdy Holmes lost control, Jim McElreath slowed and Roger Rager hit the rear of his car.[3]

While leading on lap 82, Foyt encountered a bad valve, and dropped out. This gave the lead to Bobby Unser, who led most of the rest of the race. Johnny Rutherford led 1 lap due to pit stop shuffling,[4] followed by 5 laps under caution after Pancho Carter spun,[5] but when the green flag flew after a caution on lap 165, Unser pulled away. Rutherford's hopes of winning ended with 20 laps to go when his engine stalled in the pits, allowing Unser to win the race by a wide margin over Rutherford. Tom Sneva finished third, Bill Alsup fourth, and Vern Schuppan fifth. Most other stars were taken out due to attrition. Al Unser was never a factor and dropped out with handling problems on lap 35. Mike Mosley broke a piston while running in third on lap 46,[3] Danny Ongais dropped out with clutch problems on lap 100, Mario Andretti was sidelined with a broken transmission on lap 105, and Rick Mears blew his engine on lap 163.

Johnny Rutherford extended his lead to 500 points over Tom Sneva, with Bobby Unser rising to third, 1114 points behind, Gordon Johncock, who didn't enter, falling to fourth, 1350 points back, and Pancho Carter rising to fifth, 1452 points behind.

Race 5: Red Roof Inns 250

Al Unser qualified on the pole, followed by brother Bobby Unser in second, Rick Mears in third, Johnny Rutherford in fourth, and Danny Ongais rounding out the top five starters.

The start of the race was problematic. Starter Duane Sweeney didn't give the green flag when the pace car pulled off as the back rows were strung out, but the field got going anyway, with Al Unser spinning off track in the first turn. Two laps later they got back in two-by-two order for the official start.[6] Danny Ongais and Sheldon Kinser didn't make it to the green flag, with Ongais having ignition problems and Kinser a blown engine. On the first lap, Tim Richmond spun off course and was hit by John Wood.

Bobby Unser jumped out to the lead after his brother spun, and led the first 12 laps, But he encountered a valve problem while leading and dropped out. Rick Mears then took the lead, and throughout the next 20 laps dueled with Johnny Rutherford.[6] After a poor pit stop by Rutherford, Mears had a 20 second lead, but due to heat exhaustion lost concentration and spun out while leading on lap 47. This gave the lead to Rutherford, with Mears's day ending on lap 54 after Rick Muther spun out and Mears hit him. This brought out the caution, allowing second place Gordon Johncock to close. But when the green flew, Rutherford pulled away and won, a rare road course win. Bill Alsup finished third, Roger Mears fourth, and Vern Schuppan fifth. Polesitter Al Unser lost a lap due to an unscheduled pit stop, and dropped out with suspension problems while running fifth.

Rutherford now had a 770 point lead over Tom Sneva, who had crashed out. Bobby Unser was third, 1406 points back, Gordon Johncock fourth, 1410 points back, and Pancho Carter fifth, 1662 points back.

Race ResultsEdit

Rd Race Pole Position Winning driver Winning team Race time Report
1   Datsun Twin 200   Johnny Rutherford   Johnny Rutherford Chaparral Cars 1:14:03 Report
2   Indianapolis 500-Mile Race   Johnny Rutherford   Johnny Rutherford Chaparral Cars 3:29:59 Report
3   Gould Rex Mays Classic 150   Gordon Johncock   Bobby Unser Team Penske 1:19:48 Report
4   True Value 500   Bobby Unser   Bobby Unser Team Penske 3:18:04 Report
5   Red Roof Inns 150   Al Unser   Johnny Rutherford Chaparral Cars 1:48:04 Report
6   Norton 200   Bobby Unser   Johnny Rutherford Chaparral Cars 1:20:48 Report
7   Kent Oil 150   Al Unser   Bobby Unser Team Penske 1:30:51 Report
8   Tony Bettenhausen 200   Johnny Rutherford   Johnny Rutherford Chaparral Cars 1:54:13 Report
9   California 500   Bobby Unser   Bobby Unser Team Penske 3:11:51 Report
10   Gould Grand Prix 150   Mario Andretti   Mario Andretti Team Penske 0:53:44 Report
11   I Copa México 150   Bobby Unser   Rick Mears Team Penske 1:16:43 Report
12   Miller High Life 150   Mario Andretti   Tom Sneva Jerry O'Connell Racing 1:30:04 Report
  • CART and USAC united in 1980 under the banner of the Championship Racing League (CRL).The first five races of the season were run under CRL banner sanction by USAC. The union dissolved after the Mid-Ohio race. CART sanctioned the seven remaining races on the schedule and combined the results of those along with the CRL events for their championship.

Final driver standingsEdit

Pos Driver ONT
 
INDY
 
MIL
 
POC
 
MDO
 
MIC
 
WGL
 
MIL
 
ONT
 
MIC
 
MXS
 
PHX
 
Pts
1   Johnny Rutherford 1 1 2 2 1 1 5 1 2 4 10 13 4,723
2   Bobby Unser 23 19 1 1 15 2 1 3 1 2 2 DNQ 3,714
3   Tom Sneva 2 2 6 3 11 6 4 16 26 6 4 1 2,930
4   Rick Mears 21 5 5 12 9 4 2 2 3 3 1 7 2,866
5   Pancho Carter 18 6 4 6 7 3 7 22 7 7 22 19 1,855
6   Gordon Johncock 3 4 3 DNQ 2 5 21 23 23 24 19 24 1,572
7   Bill Alsup 7 DNQ 9 4 3 10 8 21 16 10 16 21 1,214
8   Al Unser 16 27 20 24 13 7 19 13 4 5 3 15 1,153
9   Gary Bettenhausen 3 12 33 20 9 11 WD 31 19 3 1,057
10   Vern Schuppan DNQ 5 5 18 10 806
11   Tom Bagley 5 28 23 29 DNS 8 6 4 15 8 18 16 794
12   Dennis Firestone  RY  16 30 14 6 26 5 5 743
13   Sheldon Kinser 13 DNQ 11 7 24 16 20 17 12 14 7 4 697
14   Tom Gloy 6 5 9 680
15   Danny Ongais 7 24 18 23 21 3 19 11 24 601
16   Mario Andretti 20 17 1 2 580
17   Spike Gehlhausen 4 29 DNQ 12 5 33 25 473
18   Roger Rager 23 26 8 24 8 11 11 10 381
19   Rick Muther 24 DNQ 18 10 25 10 8 356
20   Bill Tempero  R  17 DNQ 16 17 17 15 6 18 16 8 11 331
21   Dick Ferguson 8 31 DNQ 13 9 315
22   Howdy Holmes DNQ 15 8 14 11 13 314
23   Larry Cannon 33 DNQ 9 DNQ 20 DNQ 24 22 9 18 299
24   Herm Johnson 14 DNQ 17 11 11 13 13 14 8 272
24   Roger Mears 9 DNQ 4 16 26 272
26   Tom Bigelow 8 14 260
27   Billy Engelhart 11 10 13 10 28 17 246
28   Jim McElreath 24 27 12 9 6 240
29   Jerry Karl 21 14 15 18 15 9 24 27 12 9 215
30   Tim Richmond 9 DNQ DNQ 21 26 209
31   Dick Simon 22 13 21 DNS 18 17 7 37 23 25 185
32   Greg Leffler  R  10 DNQ 20 15 20 184
33   Gordon Smiley  R  6 25 20 DNQ 176
34   Lee Kunzman DNQ 10 DNQ 150
35   Jerry Sneva 17 8 14 25 36 12 23 149
36   Pete Halsmer  R  20 DNQ 6 128
37   Billy Vukovich II 12 21 28 19 34 25 12 96
38   Cliff Hucul 7 90
39   Phil Caliva 15 DNQ 16 12 21 21 70
40   Jan Sneva 10 DNQ 60
41   John Martin DNQ 20 16 19 15 25 56
41   Mike Mosley 19 32 23 20 17 56
43   Joe Saldana 25 DNQ 22 DNQ 23 12 21 50
44   A. J. Foyt DNS 14 19 45
45   Ron Shuman 11 DNQ 40
46   Johnny Parsons 26 DNQ 22 22 23 36
47   John Mahler DNQ DNQ 19 14 18 30 13 35
48   Don Whittington, Jr. 13 DNQ 25
48   John Wood  R  12 DNQ DNQ 22 DNQ 25
48   Mike Chandler  R  14 25
48   George Snider 15 DNQ 25
52   Hurley Haywood 18 20
53   Phil Threshie DNQ 22 25 DNQ DNQ 15
54   Larry Dickson DNQ 35 22 10
55   Daniel Muñiz  R  15 8
55   Jerry Miller 14 8
57   Billie Harvey 19 6
57   Bob Frey  R  DNQ DNQ DNQ 17 6
57   Juan Carlos Bolaños  R  17 6
57   Michel Jourdain Sr. 18 DNQ 6
57   Ross Davis 22 DNQ 6
57   Salt Walther DNQ 18 6
63   Al Loquasto DNQ 31 5
63   Bill Whittington 30 5
63   Chip Mead  R  29 5
63   Tony Bettenhausen Jr. DNQ DNQ 32 DNQ DNQ 5
63   Jeff Heywood  R  32 5
Pos Driver ONT
 
INDY
 
MIL
 
POC
 
MDO
 
MIC
 
WGL
 
MIL
 
ONT
 
MIC
 
MXS
 
PHX
 
Pts
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th-10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
(Ret)
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
 RY  Rookie of the Year
 R  Rookie

Driver BreakdownEdit

Pos Driver Team/Car Owner Starts Wins Podiums Top 5s Top 10s Poles Points
1   Rutherford   Chaparral Cars 12 5 8 10 10 3 4,723
2   B. Unser   Team Penske 11 4 8 8 8 3 3,714
3   T. Sneva   Jerry O'Connell Racing 12 1 4 6 9 0 2,930
4   Ri. Mears   Team Penske 12 1 5 8 9 0 2,866
5   Carter   Morales Motorsports 12 0 1 2 8 0 1,855
6   Johncock   Patrick Racing 11 0 3 5 5 1 1,572
7   Alsup   Alsup Racing 11 0 1 2 7 0 1,214
8   A. Unser   Longhorn Racing 12 0 1 3 4 2 1,153
9   G. Bettenhausen   AMI Racing 9 0 2 2 3 0 1,149
10   Schuppan   Jerry O'Connell Racing

 Wysard Racing

4 0 0 2 3 0 806
11   Bagley   Patrick Racing 11 0 0 2 5 0 794
12   Firestone   Rhoades Competition 6 0 0 2 3 0 743
13   Kinser   Leader Card Racing 11 0 0 1 3 0 697
14   Gloy   Team Penske 3 0 0 1 3 0 680
15   Ongais   Interscope Racing
  AMI Racing
9 0 0 1 2 0 601
16   Andretti   Team Penske 4 1 2 2 2 3 580
17   Gehlhausen   Bob Fletcher Racing 6 0 0 2 2 0 473
18   Rager   Rager Racing 8 0 0 0 2 0 381
19   Muther   Pacific Coast Racing 6 0 0 0 2 0 356
20   Tempero   Tempero Racing 10 0 0 0 2 0 331
21   Ferguson   Sanett Racing 4 0 0 0 2 0 315
22   Holmes   AMI Racing 5 0 0 0 1 0 314
23   Cannon   Cannon Racing 7 0 0 0 2 0 299
24   Johnson   Menard Racing 8 0 0 0 1 0 272
24   Ro. Mears   Hodgdon Racing

  Agajanian-Grant King Racers

4 0 0 1 2 0 272
26   Bigelow   AMI Racing 2 0 0 0 1 0 260
27   Engelhart   Beaudoin Racing 6 0 0 0 2 0 246
28   McElreath   McElreath Racing 5 0 0 0 2 0 240
29   Karl   Karl Racing 10 0 0 0 1 0 215
30   Richmond   Mach I Racing 3 0 0 0 1 0 209
31   Simon   Vollstedt Enterprises 10 0 0 0 1 0 185
32   Leffler   AMI Racing 4 0 0 0 1 0 184
33   Smiley   Patrick Racing

  Bob Fletcher Racing

3 0 0 0 1 0 176
34   Kunzman   O'Hanlon Racing 1 0 0 0 1 0 150
35   Je. Sneva   AMI Racing

  O'Hanlon Racing

7 0 0 0 1 0 149
36   Halsmer   Wysard Racing 2 0 0 0 1 0 128
37   Vukovich   Leader Card Racing 7 0 0 0 0 0 96
38   Hucul   O'Hanlon Racing 1 0 0 0 1 0 90
39   Caliva   Alsup Racing 5 0 0 0 0 0 70
40   Ja. Sneva   BFM Enterprises

  Walmotor

1 0 0 0 1 0 60
41   Martin   JJ Enterprises 5 0 0 0 0 0 56
41   Mosley   All American Racers

  Mach I Racing

5 0 0 0 0 0 56
43   Saldana   Hoffman Racing 5 0 0 0 0 0 50
44   Foyt   Gilmore Racing 3 0 0 0 0 0 45
45   Shuman   Stanton Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 40
46   Parsons   Lindsey Hopkins Racing 4 0 0 0 0 0 36
47   Mahler   Intercomp 5 0 0 0 0 0 35
48   D. Whittington   Whittington Bros. Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 25
48   Wood   Mergard Racing 2 0 0 0 0 0 25
48   Chandler   Hodgdon Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 25
48   Snider   Gilmore Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 25
52   Haywood   Linsey Hopkins Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 20
53   Threshie   Machinists Union Racing 2 0 0 0 0 0 15
54   Dickson   Machinists Union 2 0 0 0 0 0 10
55   Muñiz   Pronosticos Deportivos 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
55   Miller   Agajanian-Grant King Racers 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
57   Harvey   Agajanian-Grant King Racers 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
57   Frey   Hoffman Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
57   Bolaños   Ovaciones 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
57   Jourdain   Shade Tree Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
57   Davis   Davis Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
57   Walther   Walmotor 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
63   Loquasto   Pacific Coast Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
63   B. Whittington   Whittington Bros. Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
63   Mead   Intercomp 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
63   T. Bettenhausen Jr.   Bettenhausen Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
63   Heywood   Pacific Coast Racing 1 0 0 0 0 0 5

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Åberg, Andreas. "PPG Indy Car World Series 1980". Driver Database. Retrieved 2009-05-19.
  • "1980 PPG Indy Car World Series". Champ Car Stats. Retrieved 2009-05-19.
  • "Official Box Score: 64th Indianapolis 500-Mile Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway". Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Retrieved 2009-05-19.